Expressions that mean duh

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Tue Mar 27 11:45:17 UTC 2007

Patti Kurtz asked for:
> some different expressions that we use to mean "well, duh"-- in
> response to a question whose answer is obvious-- for example "Does the
> sun rise in the east?"  (these are for a novel I'm working on)
> Is there a name for those?  And can you folks cite some examples?

Ya think?

Jim Parish

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